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Capital : Bissau
Language :  Portuguese
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 1 547 777
Area : 36 125 km2

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Guinea-Bissau facts

1. Independence from Portugal was obtained on September 10, 1974.
2. The population density is 44 people / km2.
3. The country is 8.5 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam – 52%.
5. The main river is Cacheu.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Guinea-Bissau.
7. The most important export products are cashew nuts and peanuts.
8. Political system – republic.
9. The highest unnamed summit in the north-eastern part of the country is only 300 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “Unity, Fighting, Progress”.
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11. Only 14% of the population speak the official language – Portuguese.

12. It is one of the poorest countries. Over two thirds of the population live below the poverty line.

13. In the central part of the country there is a savannah, and the swamps stretch along the shoreline.

14. The highest point is only 300 m high.

Author: Turyst

15. The minimum wage is 19,030 CFA francs per month. In addition, everyone receives a sack of rice (data from 2013).

Author: Daria

16. In Guinea-Bissau, an average person consumes about 4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

17. The most drinks are spirits – 22%, then beer – 20%, wines – 15%, and other alcoholic beverages – 43%.

Author: AlkoWorld

18. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

19. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

20. The average IQ level is 67.

Author: EduKacJa

21. The highest permitted speed of travel on the road is 60 km / h.

22. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.15 per mille.

23. In 2013, 117 people died as a result of road accidents.

24. 5% of fatal accidents have caused people under the influence of alcohol.

25. In this country, more than 62,000 motor vehicles are registered (41 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

26. 83.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

27. In this country there are over 3 455 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

Author: Marlène

28. In this country there are 8 airports, 2 of the paved surface.

Author: Marlène

29. In this country over 70,000 (2015) 120,000 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 08% of the population).

30. About 65,000 (2015) 110,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

31. The national top-level domain is .gw . There are over 75 websites with such an extension.

Author: http

32. The country has over $287,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0024% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

33. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $1,100,000,000 ,
      – 2018 is $1,350,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

34. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 30.8% GDP, or around: $338,800,000 ,
      – 2018 year was 33.2% GDP, or around: $448 200 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $293.

35. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2011 year was around: $1,095,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

36. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 8 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

37. In this country there are 40.1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 631,800 people).

Author: Reebeka

38. The lowest temperature: 7 °C was measured at Farim.

39. The highest temperature: 43.6 °C was measured at Bafata.

Author: weather

40. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Author: medi

41. The average life expectancy in this country is 46,8 years (women – 48,2 years and men – 45,3 years).

Author: Wilga

42. In this country, women can get married at the age of 14 (with the consent of their parents), and men aged 16.

43. 10 women give birth to 42 children on average

Author: Nadia

44. The average age people living in this country is 19.9 years.

45. The country is around:
612,000 people (39.53%) in the age range 0-14 years.
884 000 people (57.14%) in the age range 15-64 years.
51,500 people (3.33%) over 65 years old.

46. In this country, about 51,700 children are born annually (3.3% of the population), and about 22,200 people die (1.4% of the population).

Author: Sara19

47. Left-sided traffic was in effect until May 31, 1928.

Author: AutoMania

48. In Guinea Bissau there are 16300 km2 of agricultural land (58% of the country).

49. 16 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

50. The highest-ranked city in the country is Bolabá.

51. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1977.

52. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 233 days.

53. He joined the United Nations on September 17, 1974.

54. The work week is 45 hours.

Author: Statyk

55. 34% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

56. 20523 km2 of the country is covered by forests (73%)

57. The last death penalty was made in 1986.

Author: Statyk

58. The unemployment rate is 6.1% (data from 2018).

Author: Daria

59. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.5%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Guinea-Bissau?
The highest peak in Guinea-Bissau is the unnamed elevation in the northeastern part of the country (300 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Guinea-Bissau?
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What is the largest lake in Guinea-Bissau?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Guinea Bissau has national colors?
National colors: red, yellow, green and black.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
A national animal is a mythical lion.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Guinea-Bissau?
Guinea-Bissau borders with such countries as: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 19.9 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 19,030 CFA francs per month. In addition, everyone receives a sack of rice (data from 2013).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Guinea-Bissau?
The population density is 55 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity, Fighting, Progress”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 43.6 ° C was measured at Bafata.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 7 ° C was measured at Farim.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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